New Internationalist

Health

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Every newborn deserves the royal treatment

After the highly anticipated arrival of the heir to the throne, new parent Nick Harvey highlights the dangers of pregnancy and childbirth in Africa.

Filed in: Africa Children Health United Kingdom Women

Haiti: missing healthcare on the frontline of HIV

Despite improvements in prevention and treatment, many Haitians are still struggling to get the help they need, says Sokari Ekine.

Filed in: Haiti Health

Can the Lewisham campaign save the NHS?

Jessica Ormerod warns that the Regime for Unsustainable Providers could be coming soon to a hospital near you.

Filed in: Activism Health Politics United Kingdom

Rio communities unite in protest

Rival neighbourhoods have been united by demand for basic services ahead of the 2014 World Cup. Kate Steiker-Ginzberg reports.

Filed in: Activism Brazil Politics Society Sport

Haiti: mistakes plus negligence equals death

Where is the urgency in helping the poor and sick, like Baby Willgesta? asks Sokari Ekine.

Filed in: Haiti Health Poverty

Tackling obstetric fistula in Sierra Leone

Regina Bash-Taqi from Health Poverty Action reports on positive steps to tackle the devastating childbirth injury.

Filed in: Health Sierra Leone Women

Corporates cashing in on mental-health diagnosis

Some of the experts who put together a popular psychiatry manual have fingers in Big Pharma pies, reports Adam McGibbon.

Filed in: Corporations Health Medicine Mental Health Pharmaceuticals

Philippines: right to family planning compromised

Following pressure from the Catholic Church, the Reproductive Health Law has been put on hold. This is a risky move, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Health Human Rights Law Philippines Women

India celebrates Novartis ruling

It is refreshing to hear a piece of good news that will impact on people living in poverty across the globe, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Health India Law Pharmaceuticals Poverty

Novartis 0 – World’s Poor 1

While he celebrates India’s Supreme Court ruling on a cancer drug patent, Nick Harvey warns the war for affordable medicines is not over.

Filed in: Health India Law Pharmaceuticals

Ten little fingers born in the NHS

Jessica Ormerod’s fears over Lewisham Hospital’s downgrade came to a head when her daughter needed emergency treatment.

Filed in: Health United Kingdom

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